Newcastle United 2014/15 Season Preview

Newcastle United 2014/15 Season Preview

The mood on Tyneside is difficult to judge going into the season, given the existing precarious nature of Alan Pardew's position as manager, but the new signings have given the fanbase a boost. It has been a decent pre season for the Magpies with their win over Schalke being a particular highlight as it showed their prowess in the final third, especially the pace and power they possess on the counter. This could be a style of play they use …
Newcastle United - Was The Season A Success?

Newcastle United - Was The Season A Success?

This season has been an up and down one for Newcastle, with four men taking the headlines. The first would be Yohan Cabaye, who failed to secure a move last summer. The Frenchman became a key player for Newcastle again, until he was sold to PSG in January. Many point to Newcastle's downturn being down to the sale of Cabaye, but the problems run far deeper than that. Alan Pardew has never been fully accepted on Tyneside and this season …
Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday to take on Chelsea for the second time this season. The Blues head into the game on the back of a fantastic 1-0 win away to Manchester City on Monday night. This result has given Blue’s fans confidence that their team will kick on in the coming months and really challenge Manchester City and Arsenal for the title. Newcastle go into the game having lost their last fixture to their Wearside rivals …
Newcastle Utd Vs West Brom Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Newcastle Utd Vs West Brom Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

These two clubs have established themselves in the Premier League since both were promoted from the Championship in the 2009/10 season, however, they have done it in completely different ways. Newcastle have always been unpredictable but even they shocked people with the appointment of Joe Kinnear as Director of Football in the summer to join their already unstable board, who have done many things to upset supporters. Meanwhile, West Brom are one of the best run clubs in the country …
What Has Gone Wrong For Hatem Ben Arfa?

What Has Gone Wrong For Hatem Ben Arfa?

Hatem Ben Arfa has always been a maverick. A player who has never quite made it to the level where his talent deserves to be. Even now at the age of 26, he is still trying to find some consistency. He started the season so well for Newcastle United, scoring a wonder-goal to clinch maximum points against Fulham before putting in another match-winning display against Aston Villa. Since then, he has failed to impress in the black and white shirt. …